Allowing an activity to be launched multiple times in parallel

Marco Pesenti Gritti mpgritti at
Wed Oct 29 19:20:30 EDT 2008

On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 11:31 PM, Asheesh Laroia
<asheesh at> wrote:
> I have a general sugar UI question: My activity, "License", a simple comic
> book reader <> that has a license chooser
> aspect to it, can be launched multiple times if clicked multiple times
> from the activity launcher.
> To me, that seems silly.  Is it normal for Sugar activities to be able to
> be launched multiple times like this?
> I'm interested in a discussion and hearing what current best practices are
> seen as.  I haven't had a lot of time to work on the activity, but I want
> to set a few things straight.  (I'm also generally very interested in help
> with this activity!)

We have a ticket which proposes to switch to single instance by
default, while still allowing the user to choose to open a separate
one if he wants.


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